BAROLO, AMARONE WINE & LAKE GARDA
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt” - Charles M. Schulz -
✦ 6 days/5 nights
✦ from March to October
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Turin & the National Cinema Museum full-day tour with private guide
✦ Barolo winery tour & tasting
✦ Train ticket Turin-Verona
✦ Verona half-day guided tour
✦ Hands on cooking class & Amarone wine tasting
✦ Lake Garda: oil mill tour & walking tour of Sirmione with private guide
Day 1. The tour starts in Turin city centre. Our expert guide will lead you through beauties of the main city of Piedmont and Italy’s first capital. The is a mix of Baroque and Liberty style, the palaces and the architecture recall the influence of the Savoy Family that in the past was the most important of the city and of Italy. You will visit some of the main squares like Piazza Vittorio, Piazza Castello, Piazza San Carlo, you will stroll through Via Po and some of of the main streets. In the afternoon visit of the National Cinema Museum, one of the most important of its kind in the world thanks to its truly unique is its special exhibit setup. After the visit we suggest to stop at one of the famous and historical cafeterias, the right place to have a coffe and taste a gianduiotto (chocolate). Overnight 4* hotel in Turin.
Day 2. Breakfast. Today you will visit one Italy’s most beautiful areas: the Langhe. The term means “narrow strip of land” and refers to an area of wine hills and valleys between the River Tanaro and the Ligurian Apennines. This area is very famous for two great Italian wines: Barolo and Barbaresco. As soon as get you will have a private winery tour and tasting of the “king of wines, the wine of kings”: the Barolo wine. After the visit you will be transferred to a traditional and panoramic restaurant for lunch. Follows a scenic tour from Barolo to La Morra, also called the “Balcony of Langhe”. After the tour you will be transferred back to your preferred hotel in Turin. Overnight at 4* hotel in Turin.
Day 3. Breakfast. Check out from the hotel. Around 10:00 am you will take the train to Verona, which will be reached around 1:00 pm. Check-in at Verona’s hotel. Lunch on your own. At 3:30-4:00 pm you’ll meet our guide (2.5h) who will take you to visit the beauties of the city of Romeo & Juliet, from Piazza Bra (with the magnificent Arena) to Piazza delle Erbe, Via Mazzini and the Balcony of Juliet. Overnight at 4* hotel in Verona.
Day 4. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to a small village located not far from Verona, where you will experience an enjoyable cooking class ! Lunch based on your hand-made delicious “creations”. After lunch, transfer to Valpolicella wine area, a very important Italian wine district famous for its red wine par excellence, the Amarone wine. Private tour of the winery and tasting of Amarone wine. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel 4* in Verona.
Day 5. Breakfast. Transfer to lake Garda, one of Italy’s most spectacular lakes. Visit at a traditional farm that produces extra virgin oil and tasting of oil and local products. Lunch on your own. Transfer to the picturesque village of Sirmione, also called the “pearl” of the lake, where will met our guide (2.5h) who will bring you to discover the history and the places of this enchanting village. After the visit, transfer back to Verona. Overnight at hotel 3-4* in Verona.
Day 6. Breakfast. End of the service. “Arrivederci”.
Price (per person):
2 nights in Hotel 4* located in Turin;
Full-day Turin walking tour + visit of the National Cinema Museum (day 1);
Ticket entrance for the National Cinema Museum (day 1);
Private Transfer by car/minivan + Barolo Winery tour & Tasting (day 2);
Train ticket Turin-Verona (day 3);
Verona half-day guided tour (day 3);
2 nights in Hotel 3-4* located in Verona;
Private Transfer by car/minivan + hands on cooking class + Amarone winery tour & tasting (day 4);
Private transfer by car/minivan + visit of an Oil Farm + 2.5 h Sirmione guided tour (day 5).
Single room on request;
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available Monday to Sunday, March to October. Other months on request;
The National Cinema Museum is closed on Tuesday;
If lunch is not included we suggest to book the restaurants in advance;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
On request train transfers can be replaced by car/minivan by paying of extra costs calculated at the time of request;
The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to train delays/cancellation/strikes;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking: advanced booking is recommended;
CancellationPolicies: please, see Terms and Conditions
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Location: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto
Period: March - April - May - June - July - Agust - September - October
Durata: 6 days/5 nights